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Latex

A milky, product excreted from the latex canals of a variety of plant species that contain cauotchouc. Latex is composed of 25-35% caoutchouc, 60-75% water, 2% protein, 2% resin, 1.5% sugar & 1% ash. RUBBER is made by the removal of water from latex.(From Concise Encyclopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3rd ed). Hevein proteins are responsible for LATEX HYPERSENSITIVITY. Latexes are used as inert vehicles to carry antibodies or antigens in LATEX FIXATION TESTS.
Also Known As:
Latice; Latices
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1. Kumar, Vijay L: 19 articles (10/2022 - 10/2003)
2. Raulf-Heimsoth, M: 13 articles (01/2017 - 01/2000)
3. Breiteneder, H: 13 articles (01/2011 - 02/2000)
4. Ebo, D G: 11 articles (04/2015 - 08/2002)
5. Raulf-Heimsoth, Monika: 11 articles (05/2012 - 04/2002)
6. Kelly, Kevin J: 10 articles (08/2021 - 12/2003)
7. Bridts, C H: 10 articles (04/2015 - 08/2002)
8. Niggemann, B: 10 articles (12/2010 - 02/2000)
9. Hamilton, Robert G: 10 articles (05/2010 - 01/2002)
10. Ramos, Márcio V: 9 articles (09/2020 - 09/2009)

Related Diseases

1. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Sexually Transmitted Disease)
2. Hypersensitivity (Allergy)
3. Latex Hypersensitivity (Latex Allergy)
4. Anaphylaxis (Anaphylactic Shock)
5. Infections

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
2. Allergens
3. Antigens
4. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
5. Rubber (Elastica)
6. Antibodies
7. Enzymes
8. Immunosorbents
9. fibrin fragment D (D-dimer)
10. Rheumatoid Factor

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Condoms (Condom)
2. Therapeutics
3. Female Condoms (Female Condom)
4. Contraception (Birth Control)
5. Catheters